Appalachian’s solar vehicle team, Team Sunergy, designed and built its first Cruiser Class vehicle entirely in-house — including cup holders — ahead of the 2018 American Solar Challenge and Formula Sun Grand Prix.
Appalachian’s 2018 Renewable Energy Initiative Spring Forum featured interactive sustainability workshops, a raffle, networking opportunities with university organizations and sustainability professionals, and more.
During spring break of March 2018, 20 Appalachian State University students and three faculty members traveled to Cuba as part of a Walker College of Business international study experience. Travel along with the group and experience Cuba through this photo diary of their trip.
Participants in Appalachian’s 2018 Dance Marathon raised $42,696.46 for Parent to Parent Family Support Network-High Country and the Western Youth Network — organizations that support High Country children and their families.
December 2017 graduate Ireri Krueger has had vivid dreams since she was a child growing up in Mexico City, Mexico. It wasn’t until she became a studio art major at Appalachian — more than 20 years after she first pursued higher education in the arts — that she realized she could turn her dreams into art and achieve her lifelong dream of becoming a trained artist.
Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development has forged a partnership with Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) to donate excess food harvested at the university’s Blackburn Vannoy Teaching and Research Farm and campus gardens to families in need.
Three Appalachian State University industrial design majors – Ginny Stern ’15, Cary Cook ’16 and senior Eric Antolic – researched and designed an observational beehive that has become a hit for N.C.-based company Bee Downtown.